SG Extra Podcast: Learning to live with Covid as sub-variant infections rise

On Monday, June 27, Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong said that there is no need to tighten safe management measures for now but this cannot be ruled out as more Covid-19 infections are reported. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

The Straits Times analyses Singapore's latest news and announcements in this weekly podcast. 

The Straits Times' Zakir Hussain, Singapore editor at The Straits Times, speaks with Money FM 89.3's Timothy Goh and Bharati Jagdish.

Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong said on Monday (June 27) that there is no need to tighten safe management measures for now, but this cannot be ruled out as more Covid-19 infections are reported. Stressing the need for vigilance and testing, Mr Wong announced that all households will receive 10 antigen rapid test (ART) kits. Distribution will begin sometime in July.

In this week's episode, the team discusses what to make of this in response to the recent upswing in Covid-19 cases driven by the newer BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron sub-variants.

Produced by: Zakir Hussain (zakirh@sph.com.sg) & Money FM 89.3

Edited by: Nadiah Koh

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